from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Height; elevation; altitude.
  • n. Highness; excellency: sometimes used humorously.


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  • They were met at the door of the court by Poor Peter Peebles in his usual plenitude of wig and celsitude of hat.


  • And therefore we may see what celsitude of honour Plinius Secundus attributeth to

    The Advancement of Learning


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  • Though old the tycoon isn't done yet,

    But keeps on his staff young Yvette,

    Who's sufficiently lewd

    To preserve celsitude

    On the oligarch's personal jet.

    July 15, 2016

  • I thought this might be related to celsius, however that appears to be an eponym from Swedish astronomer Anders Celsius. Of course, it a name was taken, one might take a name like Celsius to imply a high rank.

    February 20, 2007

  • lofty position or high rank

    February 19, 2007